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A collection of articles on various topics that interest me. Written mostly in order to document my own solutions to problems, and published in the hope that they may help others save some time.


Using WP Super Cache with IIS 7

If you are lucky enough to have attracted some traffic on your WordPress blog, you may find yourself stuck with an overloaded web server that gets bombarded from links on Google, Digg or Twitter.

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SQL Management Studio Express Install Fails with Exception

When installing SQL Server Management Studio on top of an existing SQL Server 2008 or SQL Server 2008 R2 installation, the setup program may fail with an exception.

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Uninstalling Twonky and HP Software from MediaSmart Home Server

What do you do to convert a barely useful system into a completely broken system? You release a patch! And so HP set to work to develop and release the long awaited Update 2 for the MediaSmart 3.0 software, providing large parts of the customer base with a whole new level of psychological terror.

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WordPress 2.5 Broken Media Library Fix

The Media Library in WordPress 2.5 is a great new feature. Unfortunately, it doesn’t work for many users right out of the box.

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MySQL Configuration Wizzard on Windows Vista

The MySQL Server Instance Configuration Wizzard MySQLInstanceConfig.exe (current version that comes with the MySQL Server Community Edition (current version 5.0.51a) has a typo in the embedded manifest file that prevents it from running on Windows Vista machines.

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